Mandaue gears up for vaccination of 5 to 11-year-old children

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City is preparing for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years old. Dr. Debra Maria Catulong, medical officer of the City Health Office, said they were still waiting…

Health protocol violators up in Cebu City – police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen have noticed an increase in the number of health protocol violators after they apprehended 360 individuals on Thursday, January 27, which were 160 more violators than the average number of…

Rama issues marching orders: Release all P5K typhoon aid by February 25

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered his department heads to distribute all the P5,000 typhoon aid to structure owners by February 25, 2022. In a meeting with the department heads on January…

Cebu City cops tasked to help monitor hoarding of medicines, selling of unregistered antigen test kits, and using of fake vaxx cards

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following reports of possible proliferation here of fake medicines, unregistered antigen kits, and fake vaccination cards, Cebu City policemen have been directed to help and coordinate with other law enforcement agencies to ensure…

52 COVID-19 deaths in Cebu City worry EOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Phillippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) maintains that the COVID-19 cases in the city remain manageable despite reporting three-digit new cases per day. However, the number of deaths, which has now reached…

17 Cebu City cops isolated after testing positive for COVID-19

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 17 Cebu City policemen have tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest round of mass testing. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police…

Carbon Interim Market, Senior Citizens Park chapel now open

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a year of construction, the new Interim Market of the Carbon Complex in Cebu City is now ready to accommodate vendors. The three-story facility is nearly complete with only the top story…

Cebu City mulls opening of more sites for pedia vaccination

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is looking into the possibility of opening more vaccination sites when the vaccination opens for 5- to 11-year-old children. Mayor Michael Rama said he had instructed City Administrator Suzanne Ardosa to…

JVA for Inayawan landfill, Pond A rehabilitation and development inked

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Inayawan Landfill will finally be mined and developed six years after the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued a writ of kalikasan and closure order. The Cebu City has…

Full power restoration won’t be achieved by Jan. 31 — Visayan Electric

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to extensive damage in wirings and infrastructure in interior communities, power in Metro Cebu may not be fully restored by January 31. Engineer Raul Lucero, president and chief operating officer (COO) of…

KUSUG has yet to name a presidentiable to support

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s Partido Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG) led by vice mayoral candidate, Councilor Raymond Garcia, has yet to name a presidential candidate to support.  This despite the pronouncement of Rama-led Partido Barug supporting…

LTO-7 to public: Don’t flock to offices since licenses’, registrations’ validity extended

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) is urging the public not to flock to their offices for now to renew their licenses and registrations.  LTO-7 Director Victor Caindec said that there…

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